The average salary for an Exhibit Designer is $49,177.
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Job Description for Exhibit Designer
The exhibit designer holds a position that is important for museums, various trade shows, art galleries, and other organizations that require exhibit design. These professionals are responsible for creating displays that are meant to capture attention and direct focus; for example, an exhibit designer working for a museum may create an environment that conveys a message to the viewer, whereas the designer for a trade show exhibit looks to capture attention and show innovation. The exhibit de…Read more
Exhibit Designer Tasks
- Oversee the installation, maintenance, and fabrication of all museum exhibitions.
- Oversee staff or volunteer work and maintain contractor records.
- Coordinate with vendors contract services and supplies needed for the exhibit installations.
- Assist in the design, fabrication, and budgeting of exhibit installations.
Popular Employer Salaries for Exhibit Designer
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Popular Skills for Exhibit Designer
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
Skills in 3D Rendering and Graphic Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Computer Aided Design (CAD), Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop.
Pay by Experience Level for Exhibit Designer
An entry-level Exhibit Designer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $43,960 based on 6 salaries. An early career Exhibit Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $45,941 based on 120 salaries. A mid-career Exhibit Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,243 based on 60 salaries. An experienced Exhibit Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,330 based on 55 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $60,000.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Exhibit Designer in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 14.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (1.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Cleveland, Ohio (14.1% less), Minneapolis, Minnesota (12.1% less) and Los Angeles, California (1.9% less).
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